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A Gentleman in Moscow
liked it
This is an engaging novel that encompasses the great span of time from the fall of the Russian Czar to a few decades before the fall of the Soviet Union. The main character is engaging, well drawn and humorous, and the narrator is at tim...
Swing Time
really liked it
Swing Time by Zadie Smith It is a nice, beautifully written novel about the friendship of two young women and racial identity. It has great lines like “those were my salad days of impossible heels” (354) and is a fantastic book for mento...
Highly Illogical Behavior
really liked it
Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley is a coming of age story for high school readers about a boy Sol who is agoraphobic and girl Lisa whose mission is to help this Sol in order to further her ambition to go to college for psyc...
Okay for Now
it was amazing
Okay for Now by Gary Schmidt is a middle grade novel with a male protagonist who will resonate with audiences in both middle and high school levels. The main character, a spin off of characters and events in the novel Wednesday Wars and ...
If You Come Softly
it was amazing
Jacqueline Woodson could single handedly fill the shelves of my classroom lending library. If You come Softly is a sweet love story that embraces race, socio-economic status, stereotypes, and family relations. Set in Brooklyn, Miah and E...



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